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(M. Antonius) - Roman orator, consul 99 B.C.
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The birth of the orator M.Antonius.
tried for extortion, but is defended by M.Antonius and acquitted.
The quaestor M.Antonius is summoned before Cassius' enquiry, but
Cn.Carbo commits suicide after being brought to trial by M.Antonius.
M.Antonius talks to eminent scholars at Athens, before travelling on
M.Antonius suppresses the pirates; M.Gratidius is killed during the
Consuls: M. Antonius M.f., A. Postumius Albinus
The censors, Flaccus and Antonius, remove M.Duronius from the senate
speaks against him, but he is successfully defended by M.Antonius.
the lex Varia, including the acquittal of M.Antonius and M.Scaurus.
Sayings of M.Antonius.
General comments on the character of Antonius.
Antonius is hunted down and killed by Marius' soldiers.
L. Crassus and M. Antonius, both of consular dignity, wer
Cic:Brut_* 138-144 *
our own countrymen, to Antonius and Crassus! For, in my
Cic:Brut_* 161-165 *
about three years later than Antonius. I have particular
acquaintance of M. Antonius: he commanded under him in Cil
entioned, (that is Crassus and Antonius) came L. Philippus
hesitated whether to say Antonius or Crassus; or this man,
either upon Crassus or Antonius? There were certainly
assus, while Cotta chose Antonius for his model: but the
ready mentioned; because Antonius, who was always courted
for instance, of Sulpicius and Antonius. But this deficien
her.  & Thus Antonius could readily invent such argu
a joint advocate with Antonius and Philippus (at that
ators, let us proceed to Antonius and Crassus, your two
er) and when Crassus and Antonius, and afterwards Philippu
was made a legate; and Antonius was absent on a similar
his life; and Q. Catulus, M. Antonius, and C. Julius,
Afterwards came Antonius, and Crassus; and then Cotta,
command of Marcus Antonius, proconsul, a fleet was ca
nsulship of Marcus Antonius and Aulns Postumius these
- 100 are missing]  & M. Antonius M.f. M.n. , A. Pos
The two Catuli and Antonius went as envoys of the senate
not one indeed if Marcus Antonius is to be believed, - but
(M. Antonius Creticus) - Roman praetor, 75 B.C.
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M.Antonius is granted special powers, "imperium infinitum", to enable
Antonius attacks the pirates and their allies in Liguria and Spain.
M.Antonius leads an attack on the Cretans, whom he accuses of aiding
when she claims to have been wronged by an officer of M.Antonius.
The Cretans defeat Antonius and force him to retreat.
The death of M.Antonius, who is given the ironic title of Creticus.
comments on the character of Antonius, and his unsuccessful campaign
Antonius' debts force his son to renounce his inheritance.
amp; 39  & Marcus Antonius agreed peace terms with
alerius L.f. L.n. Flaccus , M. Antonius M.f. M.n. - they
.6] [3.5M] & & Antonius was having difficulty in drivi
(C.Antonius Hybrida) - Roman consul, 63 B.C.
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C.Antonius uses cavalry troops to plunder the province of Achaea.
C.Antonius is accused by Caesar of extortion in the province of Achae
view of the senate, removing C.Antonius, Q.Curius, P.Lentulus and oth
C.Antonius, a candidate for consul, and Q.Gallius, a candidate for
toga candida", against his rival candidates Catilina and Antonius.
Cicero and Antonius are elected to be consuls for the following year.
Consuls: M. Tullius M.f. Cicero, C. Antonius M.f. Hybrida
cooperation of his colleague Antonius, and of Fulvia, the mistress
Catilina joins Manlius; Antonius is appointed as general against them
Catilina avoids battle with Antonius, and awaits the outcome of event
defeated and killed by an army under the command of C.Antonius.
7.23, letters from Cicero to C.Antonius, P.Sestius and M.Fadius Gallu
C.Antonius, as governor of Macedonia, fights unsuccessfully against
Plancius and Sestius serve under Antonius in Macedonia.
Cicero speaks in defence of C.Antonius, but Antonius is convicted of
Caesar recalls C.Antonius and other exiles.
C.Antonius and P.Sulpicius are appointed to be censors, but they
territory of Pistoria by C. Antonius. 
nth Olympiad, when Caius Antonius and Marcus Tullius Cicer
Autronius, the consuls C.Antonius and Cicero introduced
(M. Antonius, "Mark Antony") - Roman triumvir, consul 44 B.C.
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The birth of M.Antonius, the future triumvir.
M.Antonius spends all of the younger Curio's money.
M.Antonius joins the supporters of Clodius.
M.Antonius leaves Rome to study rhetoric in Greece.
son of Aristobulus; Marcus Antonius displays outstanding bravery
M.Antonius goes from Egypt to join Caesar in Gaul.
is violently assaulted by M.Antonius, a candidate for quaestor.
M.Antonius rejoins Caesar in Gaul, as his quaestor.
attack the Romans, but eventually agrees to a truce with M.Antonius.
M.Antonius is elected to be tribune of the plebs for the following
M.Antonius is elected to be augur, with strong support from Caesar.
M.Antonius forces the consuls to publish a letter from Caesar, which
passes the ultimate decree; M.Antonius, Q.Cassius, Curio and Caelius
M.Antonius, acting as Caesar's deputy, visits many of the Italian tow
M.Antonius forces Libo, the admiral of Pompeius, to withdraw from Bru
M.Antonius sails over from Brundisium to Lissus with the remainder
returns to Brundisium, and Antonius arrives there shortly afterward
Caesar is appointed dictator, with Antonius as his magister equitum.
M.Antonius fails to suppress disturbances caused by the tribune P.Dol
M.Antonius divorces his wife Antonia, alleging that she had an affair
Further misdeeds of M.Antonius, while acting as magister equitum
Caesar forces Antonius to pay the full amount for the purchase of a
M.Antonius marries Fulvia.
M.Antonius travels out to Narbo, where C.Trebonius suggests forming
Consuls: C. Julius C.f. Caesar (V), M.Antonius M.f.
M.Antonius speaks in the senate against the appointment of Dolabella
Antonius summons a meeting of the senate, but Cicero decides not
Antonius is given command of the army in Macedonia, and summons it
Cicero offends Antonius by speaking in defence of Sicca.
a meeting of the senate, Antonius rebukes Cicero in a strongly wor
Antonius prevents Octavianus from standing for election as tribune.
Rome bring about a reconciliation between Antonius and Octavianus.
Octavianus is accused of plotting to murder Antonius.
Antonius leaves Rome to join the legions at Brundisium.
Antonius condemns Cn.Seius to death.
mber of veterans to Rome, but they refuse to fight against Antonius.
Two legions desert from Antonius to Octavianus, while marching from
Antonius summons a meeting of the senate, but then postpones it.
Antonius holds a hurried meeting of the senate, before going to meet
Antonius formally leaves Rome, and sets off for Cisalpine Gaul.
icero's "Second Philippic", a passionate invective against Antonius.
use his legions to fight on behalf of the senate against Antonius.
utbreak of civil war between Antonius, Octavianus and their enemies.
fuses to surrender Cisalpine Gaul to Antonius, and prepares for war.
M.Antonius enters Cisalpine Gaul, and starts to besiege Decimus Brutu
Antonius offers a diadem to Caesar at the festival of Lupercalia, but
Antonius blocks Dolabella's election as consul.
onspirators, who send envoys to negotiate with Antonius and Lepidus.
and Cassius make a show of reconciliation with Antonius and Lepidus.
Antonius implements, and allegedly falsifies, written proposals left
Antonius seizes all of Caesar's money from the temple of Ops.
Dolabella, Macedonia to Antonius, Crete to Brutus, and Cyrenaica
Antonius passes a law to ban the creation of dictators.
Octavianus meets Antonius, but fails to gain his support.
Marius", is put to death by Antonius, after setting up an altar
Antonius gives control of the island of Cyprus to Cleopatra and Arsin
Antonius recalls Sex.Cloelius and other exiles.
Antonius visits Campania, and allocates land to veterans.
Cic:Fam_11.2, a letter from Brutus and Cassius to Antonius.
Antonius summons a meeting of the senate, but then cancels it.
the province of Cisalpine Gaul to Antonius, for a period of 5 years.
M.Antonius passes an agrarian law, which appoints seven commissioners
Piso criticises Antonius at a meeting of the senate.
Cic:Fam_11.3, a letter from Brutus and Cassius to Antonius.
The senate meets to discuss the threat of war against Antonius.
votes to send three envoys to convey their decisions to Antonius.
Cicero encouraging the senate to remain vigilant against Antonius.
Octavianus, Antonius and Lepidus agree to form a political alliance
Octavianus, Antonius and Lepidus meet on an island near Bononia,
L.Caesar, the uncle of Antonius, and Paulus, the brother of Lepidus,
Antonius and his wife Fulvia abuse the severed head of Cicero, which
Antonius rejects the terms brought by the senate's envoys, and offers
emergency measures against Antonius after their envoys return; Sulp
Aquila defeats Plancus Bursa, an officer of Antonius, at Pollentia.
The senate votes to send a second embassy to Antonius.
icero, concerning war against Dolabella and the embassy to Antonius.
hil_13, a speech of Cicero in reply to an open letter from Antonius.
vianus approach Mutina, but do not come into conflict with Antonius.
entidius gathers an army of veterans to come in support of Antonius.
battle of Forum Gallorum: M.Antonius defeats Pansa, but is then
Cicero, proposing a supplication to mark the victory over Antonius.
helps Fulvia, the wife of Antonius, during the fighting around Mut
near Mutina, Hirtius defeats Antonius again but is killed during the
Antonius retreats from Mutina.
Antonius continues to march towards Lepidus, and reaches Forum Julii.
Octavianus enters into communication with Antonius and Lepidus.
Antonius arrives at the camp of Lepidus, and they combine their force
Decimus Brutus is pursued by Antonius, and killed after his troops
slave-dealer deceives Antonius over a pair of supposed twins.
Antonius and Octavianus sail with their army from Brundisium to Maced
Antonius and Octavianus arrive at Philippi.
Dellius deserts Cassius and joins Antonius.
fleet carrying further reinforcements to Antonius and Octavianus.
Antonius and Octavianus attempt to force Brutus to fight another batt
Antonius assumes control of the eastern provinces, and Octavianus agr
have taken refuge on the island of Thasos, surrender to Antonius.
Antonius enlarges the city of Philippi and sets up altars in celebrat
Antonius resides at Ephesus, and settles the affairs of Asia Minor.
Sherk_85, a letter of Antonius concerning the association of athlete
Antonius settles Syria and the eastern provinces.
Antonius helps Boethus to achieve a prominent position at Tarsus.
Cleopatra sails in a golden barge to meet Antonius at Tarsus.
spreads false rumours about M.Antonius amongst his supporters in Ita
Antonius appoints Herod and his brother Phasael to be tetrarchs.
the sister of Cleopatra, is killed at Ephesus by order of Antonius.
Antonius spends the winter with Cleopatra in Egypt.
Many supporters of Antonius flee from Italy.
Antonius sails from Egypt to Asia Minor, and then to Greece, where
Tiberius Nero goes from Sicily to Greece, and joins Antonius.
extius, the governor appointed by Antonius, defeats Fango in Africa.
Domitius joins Antonius with his fleet.
Antonius sails to Italy, and attempts to capture Brundisium.
Fulvia, the wife of Antonius, dies at Sicyon.
Antonius is reconciled with Octavianus at Brundisium, and agrees
Antonius and Octavianus go to Rome, where they are awarded ovations.
Herodes goes to Rome, where Antonius and Octavianus formally recognis
Antonius leaves Italy and returns to Greece.
The birth of Antonia Major, the daughter of Antonius and Octavia.
Antonius confirms Polemon, Amyntas, and others as dependant kings in
Antonius sails to Brundisium, but leaves soon afterwards as Octavianu
Antonius besieges Antiochus of Commagene at Samosata, but eventually
Antonius and Octavianus meet at Tarentum, and agree the terms for the
Messala leaves Antonius and joins Octavianus.
Antigonus is executed, by order of Antonius.
The birth of Antonia Minor, the daughter of Antonius and Octavia.
Antonius marries Cleopatra.
Antonius re-distributes the territory of the kings in Cappadocia, Pon
Antonius invades Media.
Antonius besieges Phraaspa, but fails to capture the city.
The army of Antonius suffers many casualties when he is forced to ret
General comments on Antonius' unsuccessful war against the Parthians.
Cleopatra goes to meet Antonius in Phoenicia, and brings supplies for
x.Pompeius attacks the officers of Antonius, and captures Lampsacus.
Antonius plans another campaign against Media, but then postpones it.
Antonius accepts some soldiers who have been brought over to Greece
Consuls: M. Antonius M.f. (II), L. Scribonius L.f. Libo
Antonius resigns as consul, and L.Sempronius takes his place.
Herodes meets Antonius at Laodiceia and rebuts the accusations made
Antonius invades Armenia and captures king Artavasdes.
Antonius celebrates a triumph in Alexandria for his victory in Armeni
"donations of Alexandria": Antonius grants royal titles to the chil
Antonius officially marries Cleopatra.
OGIS_195, a statue of Antonius, "inimitable in love".
ARS_127, an edict of Antonius concerning property.
Antonius makes a pact with the king of Media Atratopene.
Antonius assigns Armenia Minor to Polemon.
Octavianus and Antonius exchange mutual insults and accusations.
Antonius and Cleopatra gather their forces at Ephesus.
Antonius and Cleopatra allegedly indulge in degenerate behaviour, inc
46.1088, a Lex Fonteia, granting privileges in the name of Antonius.
onsuls decide not to publish Antonius' dispatches concerning his acti
with an armed guard, and the consuls leave Rome to join Antonius.
Antonius formally divorces Octavia.
Antonius goes to Greece, where he stays for the rest of the year.
Plancus and Titius desert from Antonius to Octavianus.
Octavianus seizes the will of Antonius, and reads it in the senate.
Geminius fails to persuade Antonius to send Cleopatra back to Egypt.
Pollio refuses to join in fighting against Antonius.
Messalla is appointed to be consul in place of Antonius.
Omens occur before the war between Octavianus and Antonius.
Antonius and Octavianus assemble large land and naval forces.
Antonius marches to confront Octavianus.
The forces of Antonius suffer many losses from disease.
Cn.Domitius deserts Antonius, but dies soon afterwards.
Antonius takes precautions to avoid poisoning.
Antonius uses debased silver coins to pay his army.
Q.Dellius, Amyntas, Deiotarus and others desert Antonius.
Cleopatra persuades Antonius to lead out his fleet for battle.
ctavianus decisively defeats Antonius in a naval battle near Actium.
The land army of Antonius surrenders to Octavianus.
Antonius and Cleopatra escape by sea.
Antonius and Cleopatra arrive back in Egypt, but are deserted by thei
Inconclusive negotiations between Antonius and Octavianus.
Octavianus punishes Ephesus for its support of Antonius.
Antonius and Cleopatra continue to hold extravagant parties at Alexan
Antonius and Cleopatra send envoys to Octavianus.
Q.Didius prevents a group of gladiators from joining Antonius.
nus in Rhodes, and is forgiven for his previous support of Antonius.
Antonius unsuccessfully attacks Gallus at Paraetonium.
Octavianus defeats Antonius near Alexandria.
Antonius commits suicide.
on the ambitious but flawed characters of Antonius and Cleopatra.
re-arranges the household of Antonius; Caesarion and Antyllus are kil
consul in Rome, receives the official news of the death of Antonius.
and other treasures that have been removed from temples by Antonius.
(C. Antonius) - Roman praetor, 44 B.C.
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C.Antonius is forced to surrender to M.Octavius, one of Pompeius' off
C.Antonius presides over the Ludi Apollinares, on behalf of M.Brutus.
C.Antonius is put to death by Hortensius, after attempting to start
Brutus defeats and captures C.Antonius near Apollonia.
(L. Antonius) - Roman consul, 41 B.C.
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+ Antoninus , Lucius
law, which appoints seven commissioners, led by his brother Lucius.
L.Antonius captures and sacks the city of Parma.
Consuls: L. Antonius M.f. , P. Servilius P.f. Vatia Isauricus (II)
The triumph of L.Antonius, from the Alps.
and his enemies in Italy; L.Antonius briefly gains control of Rome
L.Antonius takes refuge in Perusia, and is surrounded by Octavian's
Aemilius and Caesarius Antoninus and Sevilianus Isauricu
k.Sext.] (31st July)  & L. Antonius M.f. M.n., consul,
imperator, and to Lucius Antonius the pro-quaestor, I obta
October."  "Lucius Antonius, the son of Marcus, pro-
(M. Antonius) - an associate of Sertorius in Spain
killed by Tarquitius and Antonius, who were sitting on eit
top [couch] was Antonius, and Versius, the secetary of
- in documents
reedman of Publius Gaius Antonius, freedman of Gaius b
a well? Esquiline. I, Gaius Antonius, made it. Port
freedman of Lucius Gaius Antonius Nicon, freedman of M
self. My name is Antonius Maximus, my company the At
Antonius Longus to Nilous his
the case which Marcus Antonius Tituleius, soldier
aevius, have sealed. I, Marcus Antonius Diogenes, have
the market-place. Antonius son of Apollonius appeared
rmer epistrategus and by Antonius Macron likewise tha
roperty worth 1 talent ; Antonius Heraelianus owning
Hermopolite nome, from Antonius Justinus, duplicar
his left hand, Marcus Antonius Valens, aged 22, a
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